Descriptive gazetteer entries

These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Charing Cross. You may be able to find further references to Charing Cross in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
Charing Cross railway station Bartholomew
MARTIN (ST.)-IN-THE-FIELDS a parish and a district Imperial
St Martin in the Fields parish Bartholomew

Travel writing

This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to Charing Cross within the selected text. This will not always be a description of a visit: travellers often mention places other than where they are, for example as a basis for comparison.

Traveller Section No. of Refs.
George Head The west coast of the Isle of Man 1

This website includes two large libraries, of historical travel writing and of entries from nineteenth century gazetteers describing places. We have text from these sources available for these places near your location:

Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Strand 1 5
Covent Garden 2 1
St James 0 2
Duchy of Lancaster 0 1
Soho 0 2
St Giles 1 3
Westminster 103 7
Middle Temple 0 2
Holborn 9 5
Lincolns Inn 1 2
Inner Temple 0 1
Waterloo 0 5
Grays Inn 3 2
Mayfair 0 4
Bloomsbury 0 2
Furnivals Inn 1 2
Tothill Fields 0 2
Saffron Hill 1 2
Grays Inn Road 0 2
Clerkenwell 2 2